Category Archives: Marginalization

BRIEFLY: Children with disabilities should have an opportunity to learn

This year’s State of the World’s Children report by UNICEF focuses on the many challenges that children with disabilities face in accessing their rights to school and other public services, and proposed solutions to ensure that students with disabilities can … Continue reading

Posted in Human rights, Learning, Marginalization, Primary school, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Ending education’s ‘hidden exclusion’

A new report from Save the Children, Ending the Hidden Exclusion: Learning and equity in education post-2015, offers a detailed assessment of the challenges facing global education. The report’s key argument is outlined here by four Save the Children education … Continue reading

Posted in Equality, Equity, Learning, Literacy, Marginalization, Millennium Development Goals, Post-2015 development framework, Quality of education | 4 Comments

Post-2015 and Bali: Without education for all, we can’t achieve sustained prosperity for all

It was very good news that a global meeting this week seems to have made progress in aligning two competing visions for the post-2015 development agenda – one centred on eradicating poverty and the other on sustainable development. But it … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Arab States, Asia, Basic education, Developing countries, Donors, Early childhood care and education, Equality, Equity, Governance, Marginalization, Millennium Development Goals, Out-of-school children, Post-2015 development framework, Primary school, Quality of education, Uncategorized | 10 Comments

Post-2015: If we don’t tackle educational inequality, we’ll fail the fairness test

By Will Paxton, head of education policy and advocacy for Save the Children UK and chair of the Global Campaign for Education UK’s Policy Group, and Anthony Davis, policy adviser for Plan UK As debates about the post-2015 development framework … Continue reading

Posted in Basic education, Developing countries, Early childhood care and education, Gender, Human rights, Learning, Literacy, Marginalization, Out-of-school children, Post-2015 development framework, Pre-primary education, Primary school, Quality of education, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Education and Kenya’s election: let’s hear how to help the excluded

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report Education has emerged as a leading theme in the campaign for Kenya’s hotly contested presidential election on March 4. The quality of education, the lack of teachers and … Continue reading

Posted in Equality, Equity, Marginalization, Out-of-school children, Refugees and displaced people, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Equity in education post-2015: how do we get there?

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report A good education has been voted the top priority in the UN’s online survey on what people want in a post-2015 world. But what does a “good education” … Continue reading

Posted in Basic education, Equity, Marginalization, Millennium Development Goals, Post-2015 development framework, Quality of education | 14 Comments

Africa’s 3 top education priorities for the next decade

By Birger Fredriksen, a senior advisor at the Results for Development Institute and former director for human development for Africa at the World Bank.  How can countries seize the opportunities and minimize the risks posed by the rapid change that … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Aid, Basic education, Early childhood care and education, Economic growth, Employment, Equity, Marginalization, Post-2015 development framework, Pre-primary education, Primary school, Secondary school | 7 Comments

Ending the learning crisis: education and equity after 2015

Today Save the Children is publishing its proposals for the post-2015 global development framework. Giving every child a chance to learn – particularly the poorest – is a central part of this framework, as four Save the Children education experts … Continue reading

Posted in Equality, Equity, Learning, Marginalization, Millennium Development Goals, Quality of education | 13 Comments

Join the consultation on Teaching and Learning for Development

A learning crisis is leaving one in three primary school-aged children not achieving  basic skills, whether they are in school or not. This revelation makes the theme of the 2013 Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR) on Teaching and … Continue reading

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From the streets of Sudan: Khalid’s story

The winner of the 2012 EFA Global Monitoring Report art contest, Khalid Mohamed Hammad Elkhateem, knows the importance of education. His winning artwork “In the middle of nowhere” describes how youth of today are lost in the mismatch of skills … Continue reading

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